Can plant extracts replace antibiotic growth promoters?
Teresa M. Agulles Teixidó and Qi Wenjuan (PlusVet Animal Health)
The livestock industry is currently moving towards a reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in order to prevent the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains in humans. Feeds without antibiotics are a reality in the European Union and in South Korea now, while other countries are looking into ways to control them, such as United States or Australia. Even in China, after the antibiotic...